ISO Approval Ballots

This last “standards flood” posting includes two ISO approval ballots, sequentially numbered but (it seems) to be used in tandem. 1. ISO/DIS 30300, Information and documentation–Management system for records–Fundamentals and vocabulary. “This International Standard establishes the objectives for using a Management System for Records (MSR), provides principles for an MSR, describes a process approach and […]

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New ISO Work Items

More catch up on standards announcements follow. Please note the separate deadlines for comments to Cindy Hepfer, the ALA Voting Representative to NISO. 1. TC46/SC9 New Work Item Proposal Thesauri and interoperability with other vocabularies – Part 2: Interoperability with other vocabularies. “This ballot is to approve a new work item for Part 2 of […]

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ISCI and Language Resources Management

I’m a bit behind on these announcements, so expect a small flood while I catch up prior to Annual. As usual in these times I’ll group what I can. 1. ISO/DIS 27730, Information and documentation — International standard collection identifier (ISCI) “This International Standard establishes the specifications for the International Standard Collection Identifier (ISCI) as […]

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ISO Systematic Reviews

Our vigilant ALA representative to NISO, Cindy Hepfer, has forwarded to us a number of announcements of systematic reviews from ISO: 1. Systematic Review: ISO 9230:2007, Determination of price indexes for print and electronic media purchased by libraries. “This International Standard specifies a method for the determination of price indexes relating to the prices of […]

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New Liaison Ballots, comments needed quickly!

Cindy Hepfer, ALA Voting Representative to NISO, has passed on to us information about two upcoming ballots. Both of these have deadlines coming up very quickly. 1. Liaison ballot for ISO/FDIS 29383, Terminology policies — Development and implementation. “This International Standard provides policy makers in governments, administration, non-profit and commercial organizations with guidelines and a […]

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Classification systems

Cindy Hepfer, ALA’s Voting Representative to forwarded to us a new ballot: ISO/CD 22274, Systems to manage terminology, knowledge and content: Internationalization and concept-related aspects of classification systems. “This standard provides generic advice on how to create content of classification systems and how to express that content in multilingual environments. It primarily specifies the factors […]

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Quick Responses Needed on Two Issues

Cindy Hepfer, our ALA Voting Representative to NISO, has forward to us two requests with a quick turnaround needed—this Friday, Mar. 19, to be specific. The first issue concerns a proposed change in scope for ISO TC46/SC11/WG11 – Risk identification and management for records. The committee resolved to make this change at its meeting in […]

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Recordkeeping Standards

Cindy Hepfer, hardworking ALA Voting Representative to NISO has forwarded to us a group of announcements related to ISO/DIS 16175, Information and documentation–Principles and functional requirements for records in electronic office environments. This is a Fast track ballot, used to create an ISO standard from an existing standard, in this case the International Council on […]

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Last Standards Announcements of 2009?

Some end-of-year announcements by Cindy Hepfer, ALA Voting Representative to NISO, give us some potential ideas for what to do over the long holidays, should all that free time make us antsy. 1. ISO/FDIS 690, Information and documentation — Guidelines for bibliographic references and citations to information resources, ballot for final draft standard. “This International […]

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Standards Wave

NISO has released a number of announcements about standards of particular interest to librarians, which have been forwarded to us by Cindy Hepfer, the ALA Voting Representative to NISO. In order to avoid a lot of repetition of instructions, I will include them all in this post, with enough information to pique your interest (I […]

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